Community Oral Health / Edition 1

Community Oral Health / Edition 1

by Cynthia, Ed. Pine Ed.
     
 

ISBN-10: 1850971625

ISBN-13: 9781850971627

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Co.

The discipline of dental public health (or more broadly, Community Oral Health) is required by the General Dental Council to be taught in every UK dental school. There is also now an established specialty of Dental Public Health within the National Health Service, as well as an option to take Dental Public Health for the 2nd part of the Fellowship of Dental

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The discipline of dental public health (or more broadly, Community Oral Health) is required by the General Dental Council to be taught in every UK dental school. There is also now an established specialty of Dental Public Health within the National Health Service, as well as an option to take Dental Public Health for the 2nd part of the Fellowship of Dental Surgeons.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781850971627
Publisher:
Quintessence Publishing Co.
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
1Introduction, principles and practice of public health1
2The primary health care approach11
3Society and oral health20
4Health needs assessment39
5Basic principles and methods of oral epidemiology55
6Public health aspects of oral diseases and disorders75
Dental caries75
Periodontal diseases82
Oral cancer88
Dental trauma94
Public health aspects of developmental enamel defects99
Dentofacial irregularities104
7Community-based strategies for preventing dental caries112
8Trends in oral health126
9Statistics in community oral health147
10Principles of health economics163
11Principles of oral health promotion177
12Principles of health behaviour and health education188
13Nutrition, dietary guidelines and food policy in oral health206
14Fluoridation221
15Approaches in oral health promotion238
16The principles of organization and models of delivery of oral health care252
17Delivery of oral health care and implications for future planning267
In the UK267
In the Netherlands277
In the Nordic countries283
In Latin America291
In developing countries298
Index307

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